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Hilltoppers travel to Concord for penultimate MEC game

October 27, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   Last weekend the West Liberty University football team took care of business in front of a huge homecoming crowd, as they were able to take down West Virginia State in a 36-24 game. The Hilltoppers will be back in action today, Oct. 27, at noon against the Concord Moun...

Hilltoppers take on W. Va. State in homecoming game

October 20, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   The West Liberty University Hilltopper football team returns home for a big day on the hilltop. The Hilltoppers will be taking on the West Virginia State Yellow Jackets in a Mountain East Conference game. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. today, Oct. 20, at West Family...

WLU football looking for strong second half 

October 12, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor    The West Liberty University Hilltoppers football team will travel this Saturday to take on the Glenville State Pioneers in a Mountain East Conference battle. The Hilltoppers will kickoff the second half of their season at 1 p.m. with hopes to finish with an above .500 ...

Toppers host their first Saturday game of the year

September 21, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   The West Liberty University football team will be welcomed back to the hilltop for their first Saturday home game of the season as they will face off against the University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Sept. 22. The game is set to kickoff at 1 p.m. at West Famil...

Football season concludes with a heartbreaking loss

November 19, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   Last week, the Hilltoppers took on Fairmont State University in a Mountain East Conference (MEC) matchup. West Liberty fell just short in their season finale, by a score of 7-13. The Hilltoppers finished their season with a conference record of 3-7, and an overall record o...

WLU tailback Ortiz joins elite status

November 10, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager No. 21 for the Black and Gold, Jeremiah Ortiz, made West Liberty history last night by becoming only the ninth Hilltopper in school history to surpass 1,000 rushing yards in a single season. However, Ortiz’ record-setting performance wasn’t enough to preva...

West Liberty rolls Concord on senior day

October 28, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor It was a cold and rainy one on the Hilltop for senior day, as West Liberty University took on the Concord Mountain Lions in a Mountain East Conference match-up. The Hilltoppers came away with a huge 44-14 victory to improve to 3-6 on the season. Read More »...

West Liberty hopes to end losing streak this weekend

October 27, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   The West Liberty football team will be back in action this Saturday against Concord University at West Family Stadium, for a scheduled 1 p.m. kickoff. West Liberty and Concord come into the game with identical 2-6 records and the Hilltoppers are currently on a five game losing...

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